Plan your trip to campus and join us for your favorite annual events

  • Experience the power of live theatre as a talented faculty and staff guide students through the process of creating art and entertainment on a grand scale.

    Theatre Productions
  • The ASI Distinguished Lectures Series offers insight into current trends in political and economic development affecting the American way of life.

    ASI Distinguished Lecture Series
  • Visit campus for a whole weekend or for a single day to experience life on campus.

    Campus Visit Days
  • The Campus Activities Board (CAB) welcomes a variety of musicians to campus. Past artists have included Ben Rector, Sara Bareilles, Pentatonix, NeedtoBreathe and others.

    CAB Concerts
  • Students, faculty and staff are invited to read a book together and engage in conversation both in and out of the classroom.

    Harding Read

Events Throughout the Year

Theatre Productions
ASI Lecture Series
Bison Days
Black and Gold Days
Campus Life Concerts

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Spring 2023 Events

Jan. 9: Spring Classes begin
Feb. 17-18: Bloom Conference
Feb. 23: Preacher's Conference
March 6-10: Spring Break
April 6-8: Spring Sing
May 6: Commencement

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  • Spring Sing is a Harding tradition featuring the talent of the departments of theatre and music with student-directed social club parodies competing for charity contributions.

    Spring Sing
  • Share in this exciting day with your graduates as we celebrate their academic achievements.

  • Searcy's longest running community theatre program. Join us for fine dining, friends and fantastic theatre with three new productions every summer.

    Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre
  • Through labs, lectures, films and discussion, participating youth will become more prepared, confident and equipped with the necessary tools to preserve the traditions and ideals upon which America was founded.

    National Leadership Forum
  • Summer orientation program, Bison Bound, is required of all incoming new freshmen and transfer students to prepare for the first semester on campus.

    Bison Bound
  • Uplift is a summer camp for students entering the 7th grade through graduating seniors. Students go to classes with guest speakers, with plenty of time devoted to recreation and entertainment as well.

  • Harding Honors Symposium is a two-week academic program on the Searcy campus designed to challenge, encourage, and uplift high school students who are in their junior year.

    Honors Symposium
  • Camp Tahkodah is about faith, fun and friendship. It is a place to be outdoors and enjoy nature and to grow with people who love the Lord and are living daily for Him.

    Camp Tahkodah
  • Honor Choir offers five days of advanced work in choral music and related fields, including music literature, sight-reading, and group voice instruction.

    Honor Choir

Summer 2023 Events

June & July: Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre
TBD: National Leadership Forum
June: Uplift
Sessions in June, July and August: Bison Bound
Sessions in June & July: Honors Symposium
Sessions in June & July: Camp Tahkodah
July 9-14: Honor Choir
Learn more about Summer Camps and Summer School!

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Fall 2023 Events

Aug. 17-20: Stampede
Aug. 21: Fall classes begin
Various Saturdays: Football Tailgates
Sept. 15-16: Family Weekend
Sept. 24-27: Bible Lectureship
Nov. 2-4: Homecoming
Nov. 27: Campus Lighting
Dec. 16: Graduation

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  • Impact is a required orientation program for all new freshmen and transfer students. You'll get to know other new students, friends and teachers.

    Student Impact
  • Join social clubs, alumni and organizations in fellowship before all home football games!

  • The Faculty Technology Showcase provides the opportunity for faculty to share innovative teaching technologies that enhance teaching and student learning.

    Faculty Technology Showcase
  • Visit campus on Family Weekend to experience Harding with your students or future students.

    Bible Lectureship
  • The Organizations Fair is an opportunity to learn about all campus organizations and discover opportunities to share their interests.

  • Enjoy connecting with old friends and classmates for reunions, tailgating and the homecoming musical for a weekend of spirit and camaraderie.

  • Join us for the annual lighting ceremony on the front lawn with a countdown at the end of which more than 100,000 LED lights will illuminate the campus.

    Lighting Ceremony
  • Share in this exciting day with your December graduates as we celebrate their academic achievements.


News & Events

Learn more about the latest news and upcoming events on campus.

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